AICC’s March Telecommunications Committee meeting was hosted by CarterBaldwin at their Roswell offices. David Sobocinski, CarterBaldwin’s Managing Partner welcomed the group and commented on the fruitful relationship between the firm and AICC. VIGSM-Skuko presented their technology followed by a discussion on the proposed US-Israel Mobile Business Exchange. Sixteen AICC members and staff attended the meeting chaired by Maggie Bellville at her first meeting as chair of the committee. Maggie thanked Laurie Olivier, the previous chair for his great contribution to the group and Laurie pledged his continued activity and support.
Ziv Rotblit, Sales Manager, presented VIGSM – Skuku, a Petach Tikva based company that has developed Skuku, a unique solution for roaming that combines the GSM network and VoIP technology. Skuku puts the power of VoIP into the SIM card by placing your SIM card from your mobile into the Skuku Stick (USB adapter) or Skuku Phone (USB handset), you turn the PC into your mobile phone Skuku is now active in 11 countries: USA, UK, France, The Netherlands, India, Mexico, Turkey, Jordan, Israel, Palestinian Authority & Lithuania and is currently in the process of establishing POP’s in additional countries.
The benefits of Using Skuku are:
· No need to change already familiar phone number, contact list, SMS, and SIM-based features when traveling.
· No need to buy a local SIM or using regular VOIP services that don’t preserve your identity and don’t allow callbacks.
· Pay only local rates from anywhere in the world. International calls are cheap, and calls to any Skuku user are free!
· By placing your SIM card from your mobile into the Skuku Stick (USB adapter) or Skuku Phone (USB handset), you turn the PC into your mobile phone.
The company is asking for assistance in introduction to Mobile accessories stores, travel agencies, business service companies, ex-pat associations, VoIP providers, telecom companies, hotel chains, and investors.